Sunday, December 2, 2012
Shelby Township Clerk is urging Michigan election officials to consider reforming absentee ballot voting for all residents.
Sunday, December 2, 2012
By" Shelby Township Clerk Stanley Grot After conducting three major elections in a nine-month span, I had the opportunity to personally witness what works and how we as election officials can improve the voting process to better serve our constituents. The times have changed and many people have limited time to take off work to stand in line for an extended period of time on Election Day. Because of their busy schedule, many citizens simply forget to vote on Election Day. Currently, there are six reasons listed on an application for an absent voter’s ballot. In today’s economy, these reasons are not sufficient to meet the busy schedules of the constituents we serve. The six reasons are as follows: I personally witnessed individuals …
Tuesday, April 24, 2012
The first Citizens Advisory Committee Sounding Board is April 24.
Thursday, April 5, 2012
The first Citizens Advisory Committee Sounding Board is set for April 24.
As promised by Shelby Township's new clerk, Stanley Grot, the first Citizens Advisory Committee has been set in stone. The kickoff meeting will be April 24 at 6 p.m. at the Shelby Township Community Center next to the library, located at 51670 Van Dyke Avenue, North of 23 Mile Road. Grot has said the committee meetings will give residents a chance to air their concerns in a less formal environment, minus the cameras and a full board room. "I believe we have many residents that would like to be involved in the decision-making process who have many suggestions and great ideas, but were never asked of their opinions," Grot wrote on the Shelby Township website. "The talents that we have in Shelby Township with educated, professional, and well-…
Tuesday, April 3, 2012
One candidate for Shelby Township supervisor and three candidates for the Board of Trustees will appear on the Aug. 7 ballot after Shelby Township Clerk Stan Grot verified their nominating petitions.
Wednesday, February 8, 2012
Stan Grot was sworn in at noon Wednesday as the new Shelby Township Clerk.
The Shelby Township Board of trustees appointed Stan Grot the new Shelby Township Clerk Tuesday evening by a 5 to 1 vote. Grot will fill the remainder of former Clerk Terri Kowal's term, which is due to expire in November. Shelby Township has been short a full-time clerk since Kowal resigned at the beginning of the year to take a similar position in Auburn Hills. The appointment was made possible Tuesday evening after the Board of Trustees amended a decades-old ordinance that required a replacement be chosen by a unanimous vote. If a clerk were not appointed by mid-February, a special election would have been held in May. Several members of the audience spoke on Grot's behalf, and applauded his work with the Michigan Republican party. Lisa…